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Apparatus for use in a fall detector or fall detection system, and a
method of operating the same
There is provided a method of operating a fall detector, the method comprising, on detecting a fall event by a user of the fall detector, measuring at least one...
Fire alarm system
A fire alarm control and monitoring system is disclosed. In some embodiments, the fire alarm and control system may include a plurality of fire alarm control...
System for location in environment and identification tag
A system for location of animals and/or objects in an environment includes a signal processing and signal generation system consisting of electromagnetic tags...
Active infrared sensor
Methods and systems are described for monitoring a monitored space. An example computer-implemented method for monitoring a monitored space includes...
Device and method for checking the integrity of physical objects
The invention relates to a device for monitoring physical objects that comprises one or more short-range remote readers, memory elements to be attached to...
Haptic feedback touch-sensitive interface module
The invention relates a haptic feedback touch-sensitive interface module (1) including a touch-sensitive surface (3), capable of detecting bearing by a user,...
Wearable indicator devices and methods of using same
Disclosed are wearable indicator devices and methods of using same. The device is a head-mounted device for detecting an alert condition and providing an alert...
Electrical device and methods of making and using the device
An electrical device, processes for using and making the device, and products produced thereby. There can be an alarm device and an extension which includes a...
Life safety device with compact circumferential acoustic resonator
Low frequency alarm tones emitted by life safety devices are more likely to notify sleeping children and the elderly. Disclosed herein is a life safety device...
Card game system and device having supplemental awards based on
consecutive non-terminating outcomes
A card game includes a plurality of rounds playable upon at least one base wager and at least one supplemental wager. Each one of the rounds results in an...
Multi-level wagering competitions
Various embodiments that may generally relate to one or more competitions. Such competitions may include a plurality of rounds. A round may include a player...
Community gaming system with varying eligibility criteria
A computer-implemented method includes displaying a community game on at least one display device. Dependent upon a first player playing an underlying wagering...
Gaming system with increasing odds of winning
A system and method for operating gaming systems, such as casino gaming systems and methods, is provided with increasing or improving odds of winning. A display...
Enriched game play environment
Systems and methods for a gaming system. A gaming system includes a game world engine connected to a real world engine and an entertainment software engine. The...
Community gaming experience
A gaming environment may provide a user with a community gaming experience by providing, via a first interface at a first gaming machine, a display of a...
Applications for gaming devices in a networked environment
A method comprises receiving a request from a gaming device to initiate a session of game play comprising a plurality of game plays to be played, and...
Lottery games on an electronic gaming machine
Method and apparatus are described which are used to provide enhanced functionality on gaming devices associated with the play of wager-based games. A secondary...
System and method of providing wagering opportunities based on invitations
The invention relates to systems and methods of placing real-world wagers, obtaining outcomes of the real-world wagers, facilitating user interactions with...
Intermediate credit hybrid gaming system
An intermediate credit hybrid game that awards a player an intermediate credit. The intermediate credit is awarded to the player on the based on an outcome of a...
Modifying wagering games based on secondary-participant data
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some examples, the operations can include connecting the wagering game system to client...
Controlling mechanical outcome indicators of gaming machines
The present invention describes a system having a gaming machine using game circuitry logic and a primary controller to perform a primary wagering game. The...
Systems and methods for providing control of a wagering device using a
smartphone or mobile device
Gaming systems and methods are set forth for players to link a player mobile communication device such as a Smart phone to a gaming terminal to present at the...
Gaming through mobile or other devices
Various embodiments that may generally relate to mobile gaming, location determination, mobile devices, authentication, and so on are described. Various methods...
Managing gaming data rule sets and communications
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include accumulating data for a plurality of events that...
Sanitized vending machine having cup retention-and-release mechanism
A sanitized vending machine includes product and cup dispensing mechanisms and an actuation mechanism. The product dispensing mechanism, holding product items,...
Data processing device and data processing system
A data processing device is provided between a cash processing terminal cluster in a local network and an external network outside the local network. The data...
Electronic key registration method and electronic key registration system
A method for registering an electronic key includes storing an electronic key ID and an encryption code in a controller to register the electronic key to the...
Luggage locking device and baggage handling method
Disclosed herein is an electronic luggage locking device and airline baggage handling method mainly characterized by ease-of-use, enhanced security and...
Short-range device communications for secured resource access
Communications over short-range connections are used to facilitate whether access to resources is to be granted. For example, upon device discovery of one of an...
Method and system for controlling trunk of vehicle to be opened or closed
using wearable device
A method and a system for controlling a trunk to be opened or closed using a wearable device. The trunk may be opened or closed using a non-contact arrangement...
RFID secure authentication
Authentication systems and methods for a population of devices each associated with an RFID tag are described. For each device, a secret key is combined...
Intelligent entrance guard unlocking system and unlocking method thereof
An intelligent entrance guard unlocking method includes: transmitting electric energy of a power unit of a intelligent entrance guard in a wireless...
Door system with noncontact access control and noncontact door operation
A door system includes a door frame, at least one door leaf and a door drive with a control unit. The door leaf is equipped with a hand vein scanner for...
Collect vehicle performance with a PDT
A mobile device includes: a display; a data reader for reading data from an information bearing medium; at least one vehicle data collection device; a global...
Systems and methods for utilizing telematics data
A computer system and method for performing predictive analytics on telematics data regarding an entity. The computer system having a memory configured to store...
Method for processing data
A method for processing data with parameters of a vehicle, power train or power train component of different origin comprises reading out of the data and the...
Vehicle status notification and operator identification
A computing system located on-board a vehicle issues an event notification responsive to detection of an event condition. The on-board computing system detects...
Method and system for alerting a driver to a condition of a vehicle
A system for alerting a driver to a condition of a vehicle is disclosed herein. The system includes, but is not limited to, a telematics unit that is mounted to...
Device for detecting the impact of an object on a vehicle
The invention relates to a device for detecting the impact of an object on a vehicle, which comprises a hose filled with a filling medium. The device also...
Gen II meter system
Apparatus for controlling and monitoring vehicle parking meter systems wherein a plurality of programmable single space parking meters enable the resetting of...
Building a three-dimensional composite scene
The capture and alignment of multiple 3D scenes is disclosed. Three dimensional capture device data from different locations is received thereby allowing for...
Three dimensional user interface in augmented reality
Technologies are generally described for a three dimensional user interface in augmented reality. In some examples, a method for generating a virtual object in...
Caching support for visual search and augmented reality in mobile networks
A visual search and augmented reality are performed in a communication system that includes an Internet network attached to a mobile network. Data related to...
Environment actuation by one or more augmented reality elements
Apparatuses, systems, media and methods may provide for environment actuation by one or more augmented reality elements. A location module may determine a...
Techniques for spatially sorting graphics information
Various embodiments are generally directed to an apparatus, method and other techniques for separating a group of polygons from a viewpoint of a scene into a...
Method for generating quartic bezier triangle patches from triangle mesh
for computer graphics
Method for generating curved surface consisting of quartic Bezier triangles patches, from a mesh of planar triangles is disclosed. Mesh of planar triangles is...
Dynamically updating compartments representing one or more geological
Systems and methods for dynamically updating compartments representing one or more geological structures by performing one or more dynamic interactions on i)...
Semantic dense 3D reconstruction
A method to reconstruct 3D model of an object includes receiving with a processor a set of training data including images of the object from various viewpoints;...
Cull streams for fine-grained rendering predication
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique to perform fine-grained rendering predication using an IGPU and a DGPU. A graphics driver divides...
Position searching method and apparatus based on electronic map
The present invention relates to electronic maps, and provides a position searching method and apparatus based on an electronic map. The method includes:...